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Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-18, 07:28 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 69,310
Posted By shrooms

Pictures please or it never happened. :D

Pictures please or it never happened. :D
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-17, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,862
Posted By shrooms

This is my third season on Marathons riding 15...

This is my third season on Marathons riding 15 miles every day. Not a single flat yet.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 451,834
Posted By shrooms

This thread is my favorite. I check on it every...

This thread is my favorite. I check on it every day. If not that much drama in this thread I would probably have gone form this forum completely.
The backers haven't gone through all the painfull...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-17, 12:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,270
Posted By shrooms

I have an opposite of regrets selling my roadies...

I have an opposite of regrets selling my roadies and a folder.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-17, 09:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,198
Posted By shrooms

For $16 shipped you can get Chinese pedals. Once...

For $16 shipped you can get Chinese pedals. Once they go bad after two seasons you can get another pair instead of replacing bearing. Also, under $20 there are more different pedals you can check...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-10-17, 12:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,565
Posted By shrooms

Xwave151 if you don't mind me asking why do you...

Xwave151 if you don't mind me asking why do you need a folding bike in particular? Can you commute on any other type of a bike and store it safely at work?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-08-17, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By shrooms

Where to buy? Thanks.

Where to buy? Thanks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-17, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By shrooms

To build custom wheels use...

To build custom wheels use https://www.danscomp.com/bmx/Parts/Wheels%20-%20Custom/. They are the best in the BMX world and they don't charge for the build if you pay for parts.

For 406 wheels...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-17, 11:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,007
Posted By shrooms

Maybe there would have been a better strategy to...

Maybe there would have been a better strategy to build the frames in Asia and using lower price groupsets as additional options to get somewhere around 2k for a bike. There are no people who will pay...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-04-17, 11:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,007
Posted By shrooms

Thanks for the good news. Anybody thinks to...

Thanks for the good news.
Anybody thinks to buy one with those prices?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-14-17, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By shrooms

Happy Easter you too Thor. Thanks a lot.

Happy Easter you too Thor. Thanks a lot.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,287
Posted By shrooms

There is some discussion here...

There is some discussion here http://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/1044566-awesome-deal-new-hooligan.html




Is there a minivelo which isn't a doppelganger in the similar price range when...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-17, 02:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,287
Posted By shrooms

Try to test ride both of the bikes before the...

Try to test ride both of the bikes before the auction expires instead of being a guinea. For $200 you can upgrade it with SLX M675/RT66 brakes.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-17, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By shrooms

Buy Brompton, ride it then think about to get a...

Buy Brompton, ride it then think about to get a suspension seat post for it, I guess.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-17, 02:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,287
Posted By shrooms

Java isn't going anywhere but if you miss this...

Java isn't going anywhere but if you miss this bid it might take a long time to find another one for sale. If I wouldn't have had two of them it would have been my already.

2010 Cannondale...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-17, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 451,834
Posted By shrooms

You imagined it right no point to make fun of...

You imagined it right no point to make fun of victims of the scam.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-02-17, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 451,834
Posted By shrooms

Jur is way too nice. I would punch that piece of...

Jur is way too nice. I would punch that piece of %$^& creator right in his dirty mouth.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-02-17, 01:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,194
Posted By shrooms

I would recommend Kenda Small Block Eight very...

I would recommend Kenda Small Block Eight very nice soft tires. You can buy them everywhere. There are 1.75, 1.95, 2.125 diameter options and cheap. You will have a comfortable ride even if you get...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-01-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,194
Posted By shrooms

If 400mm long seatpost is enough for your bike...

If 400mm long seatpost is enough for your bike then Suntour SP12-NCX suspension seatpost is the best. It adjust for a weight of a rider, has 50mm travel, pretty durable, and not too expensive.
I'm...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-01-17, 12:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,066
Posted By shrooms

Great. Thanks again.

Great. Thanks again.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-31-17, 11:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,066
Posted By shrooms

Abu, if you want to buy a nice wheelset with MTB...

Abu, if you want to buy a nice wheelset with MTB hubs which one would you buy? Thanks a lot in advance.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-17, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By shrooms

You win I can only see one (me) the true minivelo...

You win I can only see one (me) the true minivelo folk here on the forum. Only complain about the lack of quality 406 MTB wheels on the market.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-17, 12:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,495
Posted By shrooms

Lightinthebox sells nice flexible plastic fenders...

Lightinthebox sells nice flexible plastic fenders for $10 shipped. I installed them on both of my bikes.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-26-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,833
Posted By shrooms

After two seasons of commuting the folding hinge...

After two seasons of commuting the folding hinge on my Nova started to get loose that I had to get rid of the bike. Also, the original wheels on the bike haven't lasted me the first season.
Because...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-17, 09:57 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 38,748
Posted By shrooms

Next time you make some research before you buy...

Next time you make some research before you buy another bike. We have many threads about Tern frame failures.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-17, 12:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,328
Posted By shrooms

Alright, you can tell people how much you want...

Alright, you can tell people how much you want for the set?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-17, 11:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,328
Posted By shrooms

You can also look at Louis Garneau Japanese...

You can also look at Louis Garneau Japanese menivelos. The version I personally like (on the picture below) costs $750 but there are other different versions of the bike with and with out disc...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,328
Posted By shrooms

Cannondale Hooligan 8.

Cannondale Hooligan 8.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-17, 01:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,328
Posted By shrooms

Of course it doesn't exist that's why I ride...

Of course it doesn't exist that's why I ride something close to it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-17, 12:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,403
Posted By shrooms

Read this Bicycle rear hub compatibility...

Read this Bicycle rear hub compatibility (http://www.bike.bikegremlin.com/2016/05/11/bicycle-rear-hub-compatibility/)
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-17, 12:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,328
Posted By shrooms

I would pay good money for a titanium frame with...

I would pay good money for a titanium frame with a nice cabon or titanium fork but the frame would have to be for disc brakes with the modern style of the rear triangle similar to BF.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By shrooms

In my opinion get the cheapo or import this Allen...

In my opinion get the cheapo or import this Allen Sports Ultra1 Lightweight Carbon Fiber Folding Bike - 20 Speeds | eBay
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,328
Posted By shrooms

The new bike used to be priced $400 in 2011. This...

The new bike used to be priced $400 in 2011. This idiot Shrooms thinks somebody would pay $850 for used one. :-)
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,328
Posted By shrooms

There is an ended listing (not sold) of an...

There is an ended listing (not sold) of an Origin8 Bully on ebay. You can try to ask the seller if he still has it for sale.
Rare - Origin8 Bully Bike (mini velo) | eBay...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-17, 11:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,775
Posted By shrooms

I googled it and found a discussion about Chedech...

I googled it and found a discussion about Chedech 5 on another forum where it attracted some interest.
CHEDECH: Quest to design the ultimate folding bike! - BikeRadar Forum...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,235
Posted By shrooms

NFSimpson will there be just the bike as a none...

NFSimpson will there be just the bike as a none electric version of it?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-17, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By shrooms

Easy peasy, get a drowing of Brompton and...

Easy peasy, get a drowing of Brompton and redesign it to look like Peugeot eF01.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-17, 02:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,155
Posted By shrooms

This frame is simple but absolutely beautiful. If...

This frame is simple but absolutely beautiful. If I have this frame I wouldn't build a bike out of it I will place it on one of my shelves. Thanks for sharing Abu.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-17, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By shrooms

Anybody who will research minivelos will...

Anybody who will research minivelos will eventually get to this forum because we have an extensive content of every minivelo existed. I'm sure all minivelo fans who speak English are all here.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-17, 01:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,500
Posted By shrooms

Brompton is in a different league with Tikit and...

Brompton is in a different league with Tikit and Birdy.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-17, 07:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,328
Posted By shrooms

You can get a used Cannondale Hooligan for a...

You can get a used Cannondale Hooligan for a descent price. If you think Bromton and Dahon ride well you will be blown away with the quality of the ride of Hooligans.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-06-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,114
Posted By shrooms

All depends on which pattern will be used to...

All depends on which pattern will be used to rebuild the wheel. If you want the same pattern remove a spoke and measure. If not somebody who builds wheels has to measure for you. There are charts how...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-06-17, 01:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,114
Posted By shrooms

My bad I thought gdlerner...

My bad I thought gdlerner (http://www.bikeforums.net/members/gdlerner-74692.html) wanted to get a Sun rim instead. Still in my opinion once a wheel starts to get broken spokes it's time to rebuild...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-05-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,114
Posted By shrooms

You have Rohloff hub I assume you want to keep...

You have Rohloff hub I assume you want to keep it. I suggest to try to talk danscomp.com and tell them that you need 32H rim and so, if they don't have the rim you want they will order it for you....
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-05-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,114
Posted By shrooms

Personally, when you start to break spokes it's...

Personally, when you start to break spokes it's time to rebuild a wheel or get another depends on the hub. If there is Formular or some other cheap hub the whole wheel has to go.
Also, the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-27-17, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 451,834
Posted By shrooms

There is a saying, people play lottery for...

There is a saying, people play lottery for anticipation of winning. Maybe it's the same reason in your case.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-25-17, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 451,834
Posted By shrooms

If you put the time, fees, taxes, lies, and empty...

If you put the time, fees, taxes, lies, and empty promises together then the result is pretty obvious.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,007
Posted By shrooms

Then it sucks. Thanks for pointing that fenders...

Then it sucks. Thanks for pointing that fenders are on the the way of folding. Personally I'm interested in bikes with out fenders, disc brakes, and at least 8 speed derailleur options.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-22-17, 06:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,007
Posted By shrooms

Fenders like fenders, do the job, made from...

Fenders like fenders, do the job, made from flexible plastic. I have them on my Hooligan 8 and another set is being shipped for my second Hoooligan 8.


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Forum: Folding Bikes
01-19-17, 08:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,007
Posted By shrooms

Lightinthebox sells fenders for $10 shipped. ...

Lightinthebox sells fenders for $10 shipped.



No worries, thinking logically we are the folding bikes market and it doesn't seem there are many rich people among us, SC will have to have...
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